2016 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix was the second round of the 2016 MotoGP season. It was held at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo in Santiago del Estero on 3 April 2016.

Argentina  2016 Argentine Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 18 races in the
2016 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Termas de Río Hondo.svg
Date3 April 2016
Official nameGran Premio Motul de la República Argentina[1][2][3]
LocationAutódromo Termas de Río Hondo
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 4.806 km (2.986 mi)
MotoGP
Pole position
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:39.411
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Time 1:40.243 on lap 12
Podium
First Spain Marc Márquez Honda
Second Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha
Third Spain Dani Pedrosa Honda
Moto2
Pole position
Rider United Kingdom Sam Lowes Kalex
Time 1:43.347
Fastest lap
Rider France Johann Zarco Kalex
Time 1:44.345 on lap 23
Podium
First France Johann Zarco Kalex
Second United Kingdom Sam Lowes Kalex
Third Germany Jonas Folger Kalex
Moto3
Pole position
Rider South Africa Brad Binder KTM
Time 1:49.767
Fastest lap
Rider Spain Joan Mir KTM
Time 1:56.365 on lap 21
Podium
First Malaysia Khairul Idham Pawi Honda
Second Spain Jorge Navarro Honda
Third South Africa Brad Binder KTM

ClassificationEdit

MotoGPEdit

Due to tyre safety concerns, the race distance was shortened from 25 to 20 laps with a compulsory mid-race bike change.[4]

Pos. No. Rider Team Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 93   Marc Márquez Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 34:13.628 1 25
2 46   Valentino Rossi Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 20 +7.679 2 20
3 26   Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team Honda 20 +28.100 4 16
4 50   Eugene Laverty Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 20 +36.542 17 13
5 8   Héctor Barberá Avintia Racing Ducati 20 +36.711 8 11
6 44   Pol Espargaró Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +37.245 10 10
7 6   Stefan Bradl Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +41.353 16 9
8 38   Bradley Smith Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 20 +50.709 12 8
9 53   Esteve Rabat EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 20 +50.983 19 7
10 19   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 20 +1:01.388 20 6
11 41   Aleix Espargaró Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 20 +1:08.868 11 5
12 51   Michele Pirro Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 20 +1:18.987 18 4
13 4   Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Team Ducati 20 +1:33.419 5 3
Ret 29   Andrea Iannone Ducati Team Ducati 19 Accident 6
Ret 35   Cal Crutchlow LCR Honda Honda 19 Accident 9
Ret 25   Maverick Viñales Team Suzuki ECSTAR Suzuki 17 Accident 7
Ret 45   Scott Redding Octo Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 15 Power Loss 14
Ret 76   Loris Baz Avintia Racing Ducati 12 Rear Tyre Vibration 13
Ret 99   Jorge Lorenzo Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 5 Accident 3
Ret 43   Jack Miller EG 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 3 Accident 15
Ret 68   Yonny Hernández Aspar MotoGP Team Ducati 2 Accident 21
Sources: [5][6][7]
 
Marc Márquez, crossing the line to win the MotoGP race.

Moto2Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Johann Zarco Kalex 23 40:57.806 2 25
2 22   Sam Lowes Kalex 23 +1.347 1 20
3 94   Jonas Folger Kalex 23 +2.754 3 16
4 40   Álex Rins Kalex 23 +6.101 11 13
5 77   Dominique Aegerter Kalex 23 +17.384 19 11
6 55   Hafizh Syahrin Kalex 23 +17.484 12 10
7 12   Thomas Lüthi Kalex 23 +26.411 6 9
8 49   Axel Pons Kalex 23 +31.016 10 8
9 30   Takaaki Nakagami Kalex 23 +31.403 4 7
10 54   Mattia Pasini Kalex 23 +31.816 20 6
11 23   Marcel Schrötter Kalex 23 +32.329 16 5
12 19   Xavier Siméon Speed Up 23 +40.968 17 4
13 7   Lorenzo Baldassarri Kalex 23 +47.883 9 3
14 97   Xavi Vierge Tech 3 23 +56.027 23 2
15 39   Luis Salom Kalex 23 +58.278 14 1
16 52   Danny Kent Kalex 23 +58.437 8
17 14   Ratthapark Wilairot Kalex 23 +58.615 21
18 10   Luca Marini Kalex 23 +59.245 22
19 60   Julián Simón Speed Up 23 +59.535 24
20 24   Simone Corsi Speed Up 23 +59.878 13
21 44   Miguel Oliveira Kalex 23 +1:00.406 18
22 70   Robin Mulhauser Kalex 23 +1:09.254 26
23 2   Jesko Raffin Kalex 23 +1:14.825 25
24 32   Isaac Viñales Tech 3 23 +1:16.792 27
25 21   Franco Morbidelli Kalex 23 +1:41.530 5
26 8   Efrén Vázquez Suter 22 +1 lap 28
27 33   Alessandro Tonucci Kalex 22 +1 lap 29
Ret 11   Sandro Cortese Kalex 12 Accident 7
Ret 73   Álex Márquez Kalex 1 Accident Damage 15
DNS 57   Edgar Pons Kalex Illness (Hepatitis A)
OFFICIAL MOTO2 REPORT

Moto3Edit

Pos. No. Rider Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 89   Khairul Idham Pawi Honda 21 41:35.452 7 25
2 9   Jorge Navarro Honda 21 +26.170 3 20
3 41   Brad Binder KTM 21 +30.060 1 16
4 55   Andrea Locatelli KTM 21 +30.339 20 13
5 36   Joan Mir KTM 21 +30.506 5 11
6 76   Hiroki Ono Honda 21 +30.736 11 10
7 17   John McPhee Peugeot 21 +32.493 28 9
8 88   Jorge Martín Mahindra 21 +40.596 19 8
9 84   Jakub Kornfeil Honda 21 +45.667 14 7
10 23   Niccolò Antonelli Honda 21 +45.893 8 6
11 7   Adam Norrodin Honda 21 +46.173 17 5
12 58   Juan Francisco Guevara KTM 21 +51.434 12 4
13 20   Fabio Quartararo KTM 21 +57.893 9 3
14 6   María Herrera KTM 21 +1:05.983 25 2
15 65   Philipp Öttl KTM 21 +1:08.426 16 1
16 11   Livio Loi Honda 21 +1:10.165 10
17 33   Enea Bastianini Honda 21 +1:11.664 6
18 8   Nicolò Bulega KTM 21 +1:11.791 4
19 19   Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 21 +1:12.151 18
20 5   Romano Fenati KTM 21 +1:12.270 2
21 10   Alexis Masbou Peugeot 21 +1:12.382 22
22 64   Bo Bendsneyder KTM 21 +1:12.522 26
23 21   Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 21 +1:18.884 24
24 98   Karel Hanika Mahindra 21 +1:25.115 32
25 4   Fabio Di Giannantonio Honda 21 +1:31.975 23
26 95   Jules Danilo Honda 21 +1:38.400 21
27 24   Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 21 +1:38.784 27
28 43   Stefano Valtulini Mahindra 21 +1:39.051 33
29 16   Andrea Migno KTM 21 +1:44.035 15
30 40   Darryn Binder Mahindra 20 +1 lap 29
31 77   Lorenzo Petrarca Mahindra 20 +1 lap 30
32 3   Fabio Spiranelli Mahindra 20 +1 lap 31
Ret 44   Arón Canet Honda 18 Accident 13
OFFICIAL MOTO3 REPORT

Championship standings after the race (MotoGP)Edit

Below are the standings for the top five riders and constructors after round two has concluded.[8]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Argentinian MotoGP". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "2016 MotoGP Class (FIM Grand Prix World Championship) Programmes - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". www.progcovers.com.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Malcolm. "Termas de Río Hondo - The Motor Racing Programme Covers Project". Progcovers.com.
  4. ^ "Marc Marquez the victor in Argentina". Mcnews.com.au. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 Argentinian MotoGP - Motor Sport Magazine Database". Motorsportmagazine.com. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  6. ^ "GRAN PREMIO MOTUL DE LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA · MotoGP Race Classification 2016". Motogp.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  7. ^ "OFFICIAL MOTOGP REPORT" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Standings" (PDF). resources.motogp.com. 2016. Retrieved 2019-08-27.


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